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The new Cloudera-Hortonworks Hadoop: 100 percent open source, 50 percent boring

Hadoop is the operating system for big data in the enterprise. So when Cloudera and Hortonworks, the two leading Hadoop distributions and vendors, merged, that was big news in and by itself. Last week’s DataWorks Summit Europe was the first big public event for the new Cloudera after the merger, and it sure was not short of interesting news, both …

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Cloudera sets its sights on $1bn revenues after Hortonworks slurp gave Wall Street the willies

Interview Cloudera said it plans to become the darling of Wall Street in 18 months, in part by breaking into the $1bn turnover club. This promise comes a week after the company reported widening losses and sales that missed analysts forecasts, sending its share price down by almost a fifth. Speaking to The Register at …

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CLOUDERA gets all SHOUTY about rebrand: SMASHES capslock, but easy on the elephants

Logowatch Now that star-crossed Hadoop-flinging lovers Cloudera and Hortonworks have ended their years-long competition-cum-courtship with a merger, what better way to seal the deal than visiting the Strategy Boutique? As with so many relationships, the on-again-off-again romance has culminated in a union that made one partner take the other’s name. But, in recognition of the …

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Cloudera shakes off Hortonworks fixation, realises AWS was the big baddie all along

Cloudera and former open-source database rival Hortonworks may have merged in a defensive manoeuvre but CEO Tom Reilly seems to have spied a bigger existential threat – AWS. The boss man said this while adding meat to the bones of his enterprise data cloud (EDC) strategy on a conference call with analysts last night, confirming …

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Hortonworks Data Steward Studio Allows Enterprises to Find, Identify, Secure and Connect Data Across Cloud and On-Prem Data Lakes

SANTA CLARA, Calif and BERLIN, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DATAWORKS SUMMIT BERLIN – Hortonworks, Inc.® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading provider of global data management solutions, today announced Hortonworks Data Steward Studio (DSS), a new service that gives enterprises consistent security and governance for data assets across big data repositories. With DSS, businesses will be more …

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How Hortonworks is weathering the big-data market’s shift away from Hadoop

More often than they like to admit, tech vendors must put on a brave face when they’re groping for a robust growth path. In the big-data arena, that go-to-market messaging approach is very much in evidence among the vendors who pioneered the commercialization of the Hadoop programming framework for storing and processing very large data …

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MapR CEO John Schroeder: ‘We’re still in big data’s early innings’

MapR Technologies Inc. was one of the three high-profile startups —  along with Cloudera Inc. and Hortonworks Inc. — to burst upon the scene during the feeding frenzy a few years ago around Hadoop, the open-source big-data software framework. Like its counterparts, the company originally focused on integrating and extending components in the Hadoop ecosystem. …

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